Speerschneider Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Speerschneider Point (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Point
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
S entrance point of Malmgren Bay, Renaud Island, Biscoe Islands, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of sea-ice specialists grouped in this area, named after Kapt. Christian Julius Hansen Speerschneider, RDN (1864-1938), Danish meteorologist and Editor of the annual reports on the state of sea ice in the Arctic, issued by Dansk Meteorologisk Institut, Københaven, 1910-34 (APC, 1959a, p.11; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960; APC, 1961, p.3). Speershneider [sic] Point, in error (APC, 1959b, p.24). Punta Speerschneider (Chile. DNH chart 1500, 1963; IHA, 1974, p.266).
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